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Archaeology at Mobile's Exploreum: Discovering the Buried Past (1998)

DOCUMENT [ID: 380933] Bonnie L. Gums. George W. Shorter, Jr..

The University of South Alabama's Center for Archaeological Studies conducted archaeological excavations at the proposed site of the Gulf Coast Exploreum and Science Center in downtown Mobile, Alabama. Field work was directed by Bonnie Gums and George Shorter in the two areas explored in depth. Among the project finds was an earthfast Spanish-colonial building's foundations and associated discarded possessions of the Espejo family, the first archaeological glimpse of that aspects of Mobile's...


Excavation Photos from the Exploreum Site (1MB189), Mobile County, Alabama. (1996)

IMAGE [ID: 391079] Gregory Waselkov. Bonnie L. Gums. George W. Shorter, Jr..

A collection of excavation photos from the Exploreum site (1MB189).


Exploreum Site (1MB189), Mobile County, Alabama.

PROJECT [ID: 380932] Gregory Waselkov.

In 1996 the University of South Alabama's Center for Archaeological Studies conducted archaeological excavations at the proposed site of the Gulf Coast Exploreum and Science Center in downtown Mobile, Alabama. Bonnie Gums and George Shorter directed field work in two areas explored in depth. Among several important finds was the remains of an earthfast Spanish-colonial building's foundations and associated discarded possessions of the Espejo family, our first archaeological glimpse of that...


Public Archaeology in a Mobile, Digital World (2013)

Citation DOCUMENT [ID: 428391] Jason T Kent.

Mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets have become integral pieces of technology in the lives of many individuals. This expanding presence of mobile technology demands the development of ways to interact with the public outside the traditional means of public archaeology. These technologies can offer opportunities to reach out to a different demographic than might normally be reached.  A younger, more tech-savvy generation can often be found tethered to their device of choice.  It seems...

Arizona State University The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation National Science Foundation National Endowment for the Humanities Society for American Archaeology Archaeological Institute of America